chloasma vs melasma what difference

what is difference between chloasma and melasma

English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek χλωρός (khlōrós, pale green)

Noun

chloasma (countable and uncountable, plural chloasmas or chloasmata)

  1. (medicine) melasma; a cutaneous condition with yellow or yellowish-brown pigmented spots


English

Noun

melasma (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) A tan or dark skin discoloration, particularly common in pregnant women, thought to be caused by the stimulation of melanocytes by estrogen and progesterone.

Synonyms

  • chloasma faciei
  • mask of pregnancy

Derived terms

  • melasmic
Translations

Italian

Noun

melasma m (plural melasmi)

  1. (pathology) melasma
    Synonym: cloasma


Spanish

Noun

melasma m (plural melasmas)

  1. (pathology) melasma
    Synonyms: cloasma, máscara del embarazo, paño

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